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2013-04-24 12:27:29

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the US-Ukraine Observer: Former U.S. Admiral and commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet has observed that the Obama administration must strengthen ties with Ukraine to prevent Moscow from dragging Ukraine into a "revised quasi-USSR relationship." In his regular column in The Washington Times, Admiral James A. Lyons writes: "Moscow is taking every opportunity to strong-arm Ukraine back into its...

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2009-08-18 06:15:00

According to news agency Interfax, the Ukraine is claiming that Russian ships stationed at Sevastopol are polluting the Black Sea. The protest note sent from Kiev to the Russian Federation is another example of growing tensions between Moscow and the Ukraine. According to the Ukrainian foreign affairs ministry, Russian vessels contaminated the bay of Sevastopol with oil at the end of July. The agreement between the nations should allow Ukrainian authorities to enter the area to access the...

2006-02-03 12:43:43

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Ukraine is pushing for an invitation to join NATO within two years, despite tense relations with Moscow and the presence of a major Russian naval base on its territory, a senior official said on Friday. "We would like to receive the invitation to NATO membership, let's say in 2008. That would require from us very hard work," Deputy Foreign Minister Anton Buteiko told Reuters. He was speaking in Berlin after meeting German...